Yusef Emadi Faces New Charges in Evin Prison

Posted on: August 30th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Yusef Emadi, a defendant of the “Barg Music Website” case who is at Evin Prison, has been charged with communicating with the media and propaganda against the regime in a new case. The case which is opened at a time when he is enduring his imprisonment, is currently in Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court. It was also reported that this prisoner was transferred from ward 350 to section 8 of this prison without any reason or prior notice.

According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Yusef Emadi has been charged with “propaganda against the regime” through media in a newly opened case, in the second Branch of the interrogation.  (more…)

Political Prisoners in Evin Prison Beaten by Other Prisoners

Posted on: May 27th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – Kayvan Karimi, famous filmmaker who is imprisoned in ward number 8 of Evin prison, was beaten by some other prisoners with general charges, without any reason or history. During this incident his right leg that had gone under surgery operation for tumor, was injured. Prison officials did not allow him to be transferred to a hospital, due to his refusal from wearing “dirty prison uniform”. During past days, at least two other political prisoners, including Mehdi Rajabian, imprisoned musician in ward number 7 and also Vahid Nasiri, political prisoner of ward number 4, were beaten and injured in similar incidents.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Kayvan Karimi, famous filmmaker who is imprisoned in ward number 8, was beaten after few inmates went to his cell and beat him without any reason, on February 25. (more…)

Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian Deprived of Medical Furlough

Posted on: April 1st, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The furlough request of Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian, two artist brothers in Evin prison, who suffer from different diseases, in addition to side effects of a one-month long hunger strike, was rejected. On the other hand, the authorities of prison infirmary are neglecting their medical treatment.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian, two artist brothers, imprisoned in ward seven of Evin prison, are suffering from poor physical condition, however their leave request was rejected. (more…)

Mehdi and Hussein Rajabian Deprived of Medical Treatment in Evin Prison

Posted on: March 17th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The authorities continue to reject the medical furlough request of Mehdi and Hussein Rajabian, two artist brothers imprisoned in Evin prison who suffer from various diseases as well as complications after the hunger strike. Despite the progress of MS of Mehdi Rajabian, he has been given only painkillers so far. Hossein Rajabian also suffers from kidney disease and he, like his brother has been denied of medical furlough.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), despite the progress of Mehdi Rajabian’s MS, he is held in prison without treatment. (more…)

Political Prisoners of Ward 7 in Evin Prison Protest against Lack of Medical Treatment

Posted on: March 14th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The prisoners of conscience in ward seven of Evin prison have struck to protest against the lack of medical attention for sick prisoners in this ward and signed a letter demanding the dismissal of the head of the infirmary of this ward. Among the ill prisoners in this ward, Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian, and Sohail Arabi have been deprived of medical treatment and being sent to a hospital.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency in Iran (HRANA), several prisoners in ward seven of Evin prison, including Mehdi Rajabian, Hossein Rajabian, Esmail Abdi, Soheil Arabi, Omid Alishenas, and Yousof Emadi, by writing a letter to the prison’s authorities have protested against “Ghasem Jafarnejad”, the head of ward seven’s infirmary,  and have demanded his dismissal. (more…)

Doctors Confirm Mehdi Rajabian Suffers from MS

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – The doctors in Imam Khomeini Hospital confirmed that Mehdi Rajabian, imprisoned artist in Evin Prison is suffering from MS. Close relatives of Mr. Rajabian believe that the lack of medical treatment in prison was the cause of the disease.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on Monday, December 26, 2016, Mehdi Rajabian after suffering from permanent headaches, severe weakness and given the history of his illness was transferred to Imam Khomeini hospital and the doctors of the hospital by examining the documents, confirmed that he was suffering from MS. (more…)

Mehdi Rajabian Returned to Evin Prison by the End of His Furlough

Posted on: February 4th, 2017

HRANA News Agency – On December 4, Mehdi Rajabian who had been sent to furlough after a month of hunger strike, had to return to Evin Prison without completing his medical treatment. At the same time his brother Hossein Rajabian suffers from infection and kidney pain in the prison.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), on December 4, Mehdi Rajabian, imprisoned artist returned to Evin Prison without completing his medical treatment. (more…)

Amir Amirgholi Joined the Hunger Strikers in Evin Prison

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – While physical condition of prisoners on hunger strike is becoming critical, Evin prison authorities increased pressure on these prisoners. Arash Sadeghi was threatened to be transferred to ward number 4 on day 24th of his strike. Mahdi and Hossain Rajabian were transferred to ward number 4 on the 20th day of their strike. Meanwhile there is no information about Ali Shariati on the 17th day of his strike. It is reported that Amir (Ali) Amirgholi started hunger strike in protest to being injured by a foreign prisoner and lack of life safety in ward number 8. Sabri Hasanpoor who was transferred to Evin clinic following his heart attack, has been transferred to ward number 4 as a punishment of signing the support letter of prisoners on strike, and started a strike and refused to take his medicine. Vahid Sayadi Nasiri who was transferred to prison clinic on the 32nd day of his strike, refused to receive serum.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Arash Sadeghi has faced law blood pressure, kidney pain and water rejection by stomach. He was threatened to be exiled to ward number 4 of Evin prison that has less medical facility and more problems. (more…)

Rasoul Razavi Ended His Hunger Strike

Posted on: November 22nd, 2016

HRANA News Agency – While Rasoul Razavi has announced that he has ended his hunger strike, on the forty-fourth day by a short messages, in the central prison of Karaj, Vahid Sayadi Nassiri has been transferred to solitary confinement on the thirty first day of his hunger strike, the left kidney of Hossein Rajabian has been infected and Ali Shariati was taken to a hospital. A number of other political prisoners still continue on their hunger strike.

According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Rasoul Razavi, political prisoner who had been exiled to the central prison of Karaj, has written a letter, saying that he ended his hunger strike because of the promise of judicial authorities, on the 44th day of his strike, on November 15, 2016. (more…)